Sunday, August 3, 2008

Farmers Market

It has been a blast working at our local Farmers Market. I have established new friendships as well as meeting so many interesting people. I have gotten to know the regulars that come like clock work and we exchange idea's for meals and share recipes too. The contributing vendors are like a little community that look out for each other and genuinely care for one another.

All in one city block at the market you can find different flavored olive oil, dipping sauces, nuts and dried fruit, three different cheese vendors, honey, plants, eggs, two different baked bread and pie vendors, coffee, smoothies, salsa, preserves and condiments, three different flower vendors, herbs, lavender ~ lavender oil and lotions, kettle korn, gourmet dog treats, and of course any fruit or vegetable that is grown in that particular season. During the weekend there is always live and local music as well as restaurants that trade off doing demonstrations of a selected meal of their choice.

Rise and Shine... setting up for the market.

The early birds get to enjoy the pickins'.

An array of plums, peaches, nectarines and apricots grown locally in this part of the valley.

You can also pick out an assortment of flowers.

I always bring home some doggie treats for my four sweeties. They are all natural and no preservatives. They are made of whole wheat flour, oatmeal, peanut butter, safflower, eggs, honey, non-fat milk, molasses, and salt.

My family look forward to the days when I work at the Farmers Market and enjoy what I bring home. We love and appreciate the seasons fresh fruit, vegetables and what it has to offer.

Are you enjoying your local Farmers Market?


  1. I enjoy it when I can go which is usually on some saturdays we go to the one in Modesto. which one do you work at because I like to go when you work next year. and how did you start doing that?

    glad you enjoyed yourself looks like you had a blast!

    hugs and love

  2. Oh yes, Angela. Now that we are attending the church in Montrose, we visit the street fair and famer's market most every Sunday. It's a short walk from the church, and they hold it every Sunday!

    I look forwared to the fresh asparagus, and squash and fruit...if I keep this up I will need a bigger refrigerator.

    Love and Hugs and see you soon
    Wanda Mom

  3. A lovely stroll around the market, thank you. Those peaches are making my mouth water!

  4. I haven't been this year, but I've found wonderful produce at them before and love going. It is fun to see the various vendors too! Yum!

  5. We have one here, too, but I don't go there that often. The chef of our new restaurant however, is already very excited about it and he checked it out and says he will buy there.
    What are you selling there?

  6. I *love* Farmer's Markets - but ours aren't on anywhere near the scale that yours are! That one looks amazing!

    The Broken man

  7. I love getting the "inside scoop" on the farmer's market from someone who works there.

    Your market looks wonderful!

    I'm hosting a "Farmer's Market Report" Mr. Linky. I'd be thrilled if you'd come by and check it out! Perhaps you'd like to submit this post? Here's the link: